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Umberto Boccioni: The City Rises
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Umberto Boccioni

[Italian Futurist Painter and Sculptor, 1882-1916]

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We are all the primitives of a new civilization.
- Boccioni


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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
11 works online when last checked

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses, sculpture, 1914-15

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses, 1914-15

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
3 works online

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Ritratto femminile

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Umberto Boccioni in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
7 works by Boccioni

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
The Street Enters the House, 1911

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Antigrazioso, 1912

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni in the Artchive  

Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni at CGFA  

Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni at The Athenaeum  
17 works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art of the First World War

DeAgostini Edicola (in Italian)  

Futurism: Manifestos and Other Resources

Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Umberto Boccioni  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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The Street Enters the House
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Development of a Bottle in Space
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Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
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Portrait of a Seated Woman
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The Charge of The Lancers
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